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comes on the eve of president mahmoud ahmadinejad address to the united nations general assembly in new york. while analysts believe the release is an effort to improve tehran's image the men's families are great full. >> we need to sort of put this behind us because it has been more than i wish on anybody. >> reporter: josh's uncle adds tonight he has a cabin on the san juan islands. heather holmes ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now from the family statement it went on to say quote we now all want nothing more than to wrap shane and josh in our arms, catch up on two lost years and make a new beginning for them and for all of us. >>> the two men and their families are expected to spend a few days in i am an before deciding their next step the country has ties to iran and the u. s. in a statement they hoped the release would lead to better ties between the u. s. and iran. >> wonderful news. we are thrilled. i could not feel better for their families. it's a wonderful day for them and for us. >> the release came just a few minutes before president obama addressed the united n
mahmoud ahmadinejad address to the united nations general assembly in new york. while analysts believe the release is an effort to improve tehran's image the men's families are great full. >> we need to sort of put this behind us because it has been more than i wish on anybody. >> reporter: josh's uncle adds tonight he has a cabin on the san juan islands. heather holmes ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now from the family statement it went on to say quote we now all want nothing more than to wrap shane and josh in our arms, catch up on two lost years and make a new beginning for them and for all of us. >>> the two men and their families are expected to spend a few days in i am an before deciding their next step the country has ties to iran and the u. s. in a statement they hoped the release would lead to better ties between the u. s. and iran. >> wonderful news. we are thrilled. i could not feel better for their families. it's a wonderful day for them and for us. >> the release came just a few minutes before president obama addressed the united nations general assembly. it's
comes as iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad speaks at the united nations general assembly today. he is expected to talk about global management and a reform of the united nations. now, president obama addressed the assembly yesterday saying now is not the time to grant palestine's request for statehood. the president says an independent palestine need to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >>> the names of two fallen firefighters are going to be added to a san francisco memorial today. lieutenant vince perez and firefighter paramedic tony valerio were killed while fighting a house fire that june. their funeral was the largest in san francisco in six decades. their names will be displayed at the line of duty memorial wall dedication at the fire department's headquarters. >>>6:06, hopefully clearing up soon. >> i think we'll clear up nicely except at the coast. more fog there meaning we are going to keep the temperatures cooler at the beaches and probably just inside the bay. still, if you are headed around the bay area, watch out for dense fog thick at the coastline. and insi
, president obama is getting set to address the united nations' general assembly. you are looking live at the podium. just a short time ago, we saw brazil's president delma russo -- delma russo. coming up at 7:45. we'll have analysis about the president's address. this the u.n. official introducing the president. there is quite a lot of attention focused on this speech and this event happening at the united nations because of the situation with the middle east and the request by palestinian leaders for state hood. we can listen in right now to the president and hear what he has to say. >> ladies and gentlemen, it's a great honor for me to be here today. i would like to talk to you about a subject that is at the heart of the united nations. the pursuit of peace in an imperfect world. war and conflict have been with us since the beginning of civilization. but in the first part of the 20th century, the advance of modern weaponry led to death on a saggering scale. with this killing -- it was this killing that compelled the founders of this body to focus on not just ending one war but avert
as iran president mahmoud ahmadinejad is visiting new york for a united nations general assembly session. he is supposed to speak thursday. it's been very controversial, of course. but they are going to be home. >> yeah. all those steps following just like the way sarah shourd was released, so it looks like it could be even better news, you know, no snags. >> exactly. >> reporter: the attorney doesn't foresee any major problems with that. so here's hoping. >> and the family, can you just imagine the parents of those two men? >> they have been fighting for this whole time. >> reporter: they really have been keeping it alive in the media so it's just unbelievable. we'll have to see their homecoming later on. >> can only imagine. thank you, stephanie chuang. >>> a five-year-old girl shot in san francisco's bayview district. anne makovec is at the bayview police station with the search for that gunman. she joins with us more. anne, good morning. >> reporter: you might imagine, frank, police are under a lot of pressure to solve this crime as soon as possible because the victim is a 5-year-old
. >> palestinian president mahmoud waived his application for state hood before the united nations general assembly. >> now israel to occupy it for ever and will it allow israel to remain a state above the law. >> some members of the assembly gave abas a standing ovation. benjamin sadist rely settlements are not the issue. >> the conflict has been and remain the refusal of the palestinian's to recognize the jewish state >> hillary clinton asked both parties to use this opportunity to return to talks. >> a just and lasting peace can only come through negotiations. >> both abas and netanyahu told the general assembly they want peace, even as violence continued back in the middle east. rocks and tear gas fill the air in the west bank. in one occupied community, isreali troops shot and killed a man during a crash with isreali settlers. when night fell, thousands of palestinians gathered to watch the speech. but when the isreali prime minister got behind the podium, the crowd started throwing shoes at the screen. abas is asking the united nations to move quickly, but the security council could take
and his administration speaking to reporters in new york after addressing the united nations general assembly, spoke foekusing on the thorny issue of the palestinian request for statehood. >> president obama didn't say they'd veto an attempt for palestinian statehood but it was implied. >> peace will not come at statements and resolution. if it were that easy, it would have been accomplished now. >> the u.s. wants to push leaders back to the negotiating table. >> we believe any lasting peace must acknowledge the very real security concerns that israel faces every day. >> the president met with the prime minister and wants leaders to denounce hamas leadership in the gaza strip. the two territories along with east jerusalem will makeup a new palestinian state. >> they want to achieve a state with international community but not prepared yet to give peace to israel. >> later today the president will meet with mahmoud abbas. and. >> this is morally and legally correct what we're trying to do. >> french president says negotiations should begin within the month and a formal agreement reach
mahmoud ahmadinejad speaks at the united nations general assembly today. president obama addressed the assembly yesterday saying now is not the time to grant palestine's request for statehood. the president says an independent palestine needs to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >>> today the president will stop in ohio to promote his job creation plan. mr. obama will visit a run-down bridge in cincinnati to highlight the type of infrastructure projects that his proposal would create. it connects kentucky and ohio the home states of house speaker john boehner and senate minority legaller mitch mcconnell. >>> so you may discover your new favored band or movie on facebook. the social media giant is set to announce new features all aimed at engaging its millions of users. facebook developers meet in san francisco this morning. ceo mark zuckerberg is expected to roll out new partnerships at the conference. the goal, to make facebook more social for users as they share music, tv shows and other media. >> they have to start generating more engagement as we say in the interacti
spoke before the united nations general assembly, this amidst a very tense atmosphere. [ indiscernible ] >> ahmadinejad blamed the u.s., europe and israel for creating the global recession. he also questioned the holocaust an event he has widely denounced. several countries left the assembly hall with the u.s. delegation being the first to leave this after ahmadinejad called the september 11th attacks mysterious. >>> two hikers in the meantime released from iran are resting in oman this morning but not before reuniting with loved ones there last night. josh fattal and shane bauer embraced their loved ones just yesterday. the court found them guilty of spying after they crossed into iran while hiking in iraq but a judge granted their release after oman paid a million dollars. >>> a nasa satellite on a collision course with earth. where nasa says it will not fall. >>> and will arnold tell all? the details about his new book and autobiography. >>> some major changes headed to facebook all revealed in the last hour or so. we'll have the latest in what you can expect coming up. >>> hi, i'm
for wjz. >> president obama told the united nations general assembly there are no shortcuts to ending the conflict in the middle east. >> peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the united nations. if it were that easy, it would have come to the let president by now. >> they said not to ask for a formal recognition of a palestinian state on friday. the president says he supports a palestinian state, but only one that results from an agreement between palestinians and israelis. >> the deadlock will only be broken when each side learns to stand in the other shoes. >> reporter: following the speech, the president met with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. >> the palestinians wanted to achieve a state with international immunity, but they're not prepared to give peace to israel in return. >> reporter: president obama is set to meet with abbas. but u.s. officials admit, it is unlikely the palestinians will change their minds. >> what's wrong with negotiating it, state to state. why do we have to be occupied? >> reporter: the white house promises the u.s. will vet
the tremor or were buried by the landslides right afterwards. >> the united nations general assembly opening session today. mahmoud abbas plans to amy for statehood recognize nation. they're threatening to use force. >>> the 11-month-old girls from sudan were joined at the tops of their head. the charity that funded the operation says the babies do not appear to be suffering any neurological side effects. >>> six months marks two years since the crash that nearly killed soccer star charlie davies who now plays for d.c. united. >> since the early morning wreck on the gw parkway, davies has defied the limits doctors set for him. chip reid has more on the come barque and the goals davies has for himself. >> nearly two years ago, it looked like charlie davies would never play soccer again. >> many people doubted me. in my own head, i knew nothing was going to keep me from getting back on the field. >> davies a star forward was horribly injured in a car accident near washington, d.c. that killed another passenger. davies' right leg was fractured in three places. his eye socket was shattered. his
as a humanitarian gesture. the timing of the men's release coincides with the united nation's general assembly meeting. ahmadinejad is speaking there tomorrow. bauer and fattal free on a million dollars bail, money paid by the omani government. >> we are so happy that we are free. our deepest gratitude goes towards his majesty of aman for attaining our release. we're sincerely government that the government of aman is hosting us and our families. >> two years in prison is too long and we sincerely hope for the freedom of other prisoned people in iran. >> all three are free on bail. it's understood that they will not return to iran for any further court proceedings. president obama also expressed his happiness today in new york saying "we are thrilled" and i could not feel better for the families. >>> still no words yet just yet on when they will leave oman and head here. live in the newsroom, vick yee nguyen, nbc bay area news. >>> it wasn't long ago that these three were students hanging out in berkeley. that's where they met and that's where they that arrived. we bring in jodi hernandez. i c
. >> we are following the president's speech at the united nations general assembly. the president blasting ron and syria on human rights violations talking about the role of the u.s. and iraq and afghanistan and now talking about israel and palestine and pushing for peace as the palestinian president is trying to push the u.n. security council to recognize palestinian statehood. we will be right back as the kron 4 morning news continues. >> called the cloud cover and a fall. along the coast are not singing in land. as a result hot temperatures this afternoon. livermore will probably reach 100. redwood 100. all of these cities have, the possibility about triple digits. all and all once again a hot day. by noon and 90 degree weather. by 3:00 p.m. look at the purple coming in for the delta and livermore. those locations are expecting triple digits. the only place we get relief is along the coastline. the rest of the bay will be in 70's, 80's, 90's and near 100. here is a look at the 7 day forecast. we expect the hot weather to continue for the next couple of days and gradually cool a
in new york in a few days for the united nations general assembly. and a lot of people thought that might be a nice gesture for him to do before he comes here to the united states. but still up in the air right now. >> apparently that's right before he -- he did the same thing last year when he released sarah shourd. we'll see what happens. >>> 6:07. let's get you out the door with traffic and weather. kristy is here to tell us might need a coat today maybe a jacket or sweater. >> exactly. it's going to be a cool one today and going to see other cal days the next couple of days really dropping those temperatures down below average for this time of the year and, of course, this morning dealing with a little bit of cloud cover. at the coastline cloud cover. driving right now seeing patchy fog and drizzle. that marine layer pushing onshore and seeing those clouds fill in at the bay. this afternoon those temperatures not warming up a lot in some places like at the coast sitting in the 50s right now, going to warm up to the high 50s by this afternoon. elsewhere 57 oakland and vallejo, 60 fairf
things not the president. ahmadinejad is expected in new york in a few days for the united nations general assembly. >>> in afghanistan, a 20-hour attack in the heart of kabul finally ended this morning. afghan officials announced today all of the attackers are now dead. insurgents had fired rocket- propelled grenades and automatic weapons on several buildings including the u.s. embassy and nato headquarters. four police officers and three civilians were killed. >>> the number of medical marijuana clubs in san jose will soon shrink dramatically. last night the city council approved new restrictions in the numbers of medical pot clubs in the city to be limited to just 10. there were over 100 -- in fact, 140. in addition, the dispensaries will have to cultivate their own product now instead of getting it elsewhere. supporters of the new restrictions say it will allow the city to better monitor the club's activities. >> by having it in that one location, we are able to then regulate with the staffing proposal we have put forward. >> but marijuana activists argued that the new rules wi
comes as iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad speaks at the united nations general assembly today. president obama spoke yesterday saying now is not the time to grant palestine's request for statehood. the president says an independent palestine needs to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >>> and today the president will stop in ohio to promote his job creation plan. mr. obama will visit a rundown brimming in cincinnati to highlight the type -- bridge in cincinnati to highlight the type of infrastructure project his proposal would create. the bridge also connects ohio and kentucky the home states of republican house speaker john boehner and senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. >>> coming soon to facebook, music, movies and streaming media. today the social media giant is set to announce new features aimed at engaging its millions of users. facebook developers meet in san francisco this morning. ceo mark zuckerberg is expected to roll out new partnerships at the conference. the goal is to make facebook more social for users as they share music, tv shows and other media.
. >> and president obama told the united nations general assembly he's frustrated with the lack of progress in peace talks. the president says more needs to be dub to establish a palestinian state and caution that had peace can only come as two sides sit down together and hammer out differences. >> each side has aspirations. that is part of what makes peace so hard. and the deadlock will be only broken when each side learns to stand in the others shoe autos president obama met with leaders today first israeli prime minister netanyahu affirmed u.s. commitment to security and later with mahmoud abbas. >> 60 year was out moving one sent meter forward doesn't suggest we should change the method and scheduling here? let's have a month to resume discussions. and six months to find an agreement on borders and security. one year to reach a definite agreement. >> he is expected to submit a formal letter this friday. the u.s. pledged to veto such a bid in large part over resistance to israel's right to exempt -- exist. >> people who love off road vehicles are fighting to get one of their favorite areas reopen
the united nations general assembly meeting? i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? >> i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. blumenauer: mr. speaker, last night roger was honored for his 20 years leadership as defenders ever of wildlife, where he became a key pillar of the american environmental movement. the successful reintroduction of the gray wolf in the american west is an example of his tenacity, skill and vision. whether roger was fighting to protect our environmental laws from assault or using them for their intended purposes, he showed how even in difficult times people would respond to protect what they cherish. that is how we built defenders of wildlife in the formedible political and policy force, increasing the membership 1,500% to almost a million people. whether it's taking his phone call, taking a visit or exploring the refuge with roger, his passion was clear to me. roger provided leadership that matters which speaks volu
to coincide with his address to the united nations general assembly later today. chris? >> charlie dagata. >>> i know you had a chance to speak to your wife, nicole, just a short time ago. what did she say about the reunion? how are they doing? >> she was still pretty much speechless. very, very excited. she looked very relieved. everybody's really happy to be together right now. >> i know, obviously, you're not in oman for the reunion, but what was it like for you having been a part of this ordeal for the last two years to see it unfold in those images? >> when i saw the plane land, that's when i knew it was over. it was a huge, huge relief for me. >> this has been a painstaking two years for your entire family. beyond the relief of, obviously, bringing the boys home, what do you think this moment is going to be like for your family when everybody is able to come home and be together and finally put this whole ordeal behind them? >> well, i don't know, it's something we've all looked forward to and we're all ready to move on with our lives and i'm sure shane, sarah and josh are ready to
ahmadinejad is to have this release before he speaks before the united nations general assembly, stands on the world stage, and he is scheduled to arrive in new york on monday, savannah, so the clock is ticking. >> all right. ann curry on the story again in tehran. ann, thank you. >>> let's check on some of the other top stories of the morning. natalie morales is over at the news desk. good morning, natalie. >>> good morning everyone. television evangelist pat robertson is under fire for comments he made about alzheimers disease on his "700 club program." he gave this response to a caller whose friend was dating other women while his wife was ill with alzheimer's. >> here's the loved one. this is the woman or man that you have loved for 20, 30, 40 years, and suddenly that person is gone. they're gone. they are gone. if you respect that vow, you say till death do us part, this is the kind of death. >> robertson went on to say he encourages the spouse to divorce before dating again. the alzheimer's foundation of america responded, saying that his comments feed misconceptions about the dis
the decision to coincide with president ahmadinejad's u.s. trip for the general assembly of the united nations. shourd's release lasts year happened just as he was heading for the annual gathering of world leaders. >>> oakland police are investigating a bold daylight shooting that sent a senior citizen to the hospital. police say a man in his 60s was getting out of his car on his way into work on 86th avenue and g street when he was confronted by an armed robber just before 9 this morning. witnesses say the gunman shot the victim in the stomach. his condition has not been released. the only description of the gunman is of an armed man wearing a baseball cap. >>> just minutes ago, oakland police announced the arrest of four oakland teenagers in the may 21st fatal shooting of antonio torres as he was mowing the lawn on 34th avenue. police say this surveillance video of four young men running from the scene helped them break the case. torres was robbed for his ipod and gold necklace. >> based on the interviews we conducted, your, these individuals were out looking -- hunting for victims. we obtai
by the president of iran. in his remarks to the general assembly, mahmoud ahmadinejad attacked the united states over its history of slavery, accused the u.s. of starting two world wars and of using nuclear weapons against defenseless people. diplomats from about a dozen other nations, including france, joined the u.s. in walking out. >>> ahead, we'll tell you which by area cities catch speeders despite problems that come with that tactic. >>> ahead, a front will come into the bay area. we'll tell you if that includes your neighborhood. >>> it's quite startling to see how few people they have. >> we'll tell you how dialing a wrong number and hanging up can cause big problems for understaffed 911 emergency operators. -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda
three deny being spies. >>> president obama says now is not the time. united nations should not grant statehood to palestinian. during today's general assembly, mr. obama and leaders of some european nations warned against granting palestinian's request for u.n. recognition. the president says an independent palestinian needs to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >> there is no shortcut to the end of a conflict that has endured for decades. peace is hard work. ultimately, the israelis and the palestinians, not us, who must reach agreement on issues that divide them. >> while world leaders met in new york, minor crashes erupted between israelis and republicans in the west bank. the white house said it will veto a u.n. security council vote to create a palestinian state. the palestinians say they will press ahead anyway. >>> did you know that sangria was illegal in california? well, at least it was for bars but not anymore. the popular drinks that are suddenly legal in california. here's more. >> reporter: this is made with fruit infused for three months. you can get this now a
is that as ahmadinejad comes to the united nations' general assembly next week or so, that he will have something positive to ride on. >> sources within iran's government tell nbc news the release is expected, still expected within the next coming days. the story is on the front page of the impending release of every newspaper in iran. and in some of the newspapers, the hikers are being called spies, and the question is being asked, why would iran release them now? matt, back to you. >> it's a tough story to follow. we thank you for your reporting on that and appreciate it very much. it's now six minutes after the hour. here's savannah. >>> now to politics and the renewed firestorm over a controversial vaccine. during monday's republican presidential debate, congresswoman michele bachmann took a political swipe at governor rick perry, over a controversial amendment that would have required teenaged girls to get the hpv vaccine. >> she needed to get attention for her candidacy, and she did. the question is, did michele bachmann take atough attack line against rick perry too far. the subject is tha
's discussing the future of post moammar gadhafi libya during the meetings at the united nations general assembly in new york. gadhafi issued a radio message calling the rebel takeover aisha raid that will not last. also at the u.n. palestinian president mahmoud abbas is pressing ahead with his campaign to gain full u.n. status for the palestinians. >>> a new book is rocking the white house by painting an unflattering picture of the president's leadership during the economic crisis. white house leaders accused "df kens men" author ron suskind of misquoting them. earlier on "today" suskind defends the passage that anita dunn called the white house a "genuinely hostile workplace to women" a quote she has since challenged. >> all of them said everything, we have extensive notes and tapes for this book, and the fact is, with anita dunn, as with most of the other subjects, they were told what would be said next to them, what they said in the book. with anita "the washington post" this morning confirms the quote. i had to do something that i've never been before but i said it's a special occas
on the world stage when he speaks are for the united nations general assembly but in a signs that his controversial rhetoric has not changed on sunday he reiterated his position that 9/11 was "a complicated plan devised as a pretext for the occupation of afghanistan and iraq." there is a lot to ask about including new concerns about their nuclear ambitions and we are now working to bring you that interview tomorrow morning on "today." now back to you, savannah. >> we will be waiting for it. thank you so much. 7:12 nouchlt here's matt. >> savannah, thank you. jacqueline kennedy was one of the most beloved icons in american history, also pretty private. now the world is getting to see a side of her only friends and family new with the release of a new book and audiotapes. andrea mitchell has details. >> reporter: jacqueline kennedy is heard giving her impressions for the very first time. ee emerges as a much more complex historical figure as does her husband, the president. there are also some startling candid evocative portraits of figures in her own words. it was only months after her
for the united nations general assembly. iran's courts, meanwhile, are considering a $1 million bail deal to release those two american hikers jailed there but the hikers must wait until tuesday for a second judge to approve the deal. >>> as you heard it was tv's biggest night at the emmy awards. "modern family" swept up a total of five statues including best comedy series again and "mad money" won again for best drama. meanwhile, alec baldwin brought drama of his own and refused to appear on the show after fox sensored a joke he made about the parent company news corps and their ongoing hacking scandal, however, charlie sheen was cool as a cucumber and wished his former castmates on "two and a half men" all the best as they start their new season without him this week, even tweeted this picture of himself with his replacement on the show ashton kutcher. much more on the emmys still ahead. 7:07. back to matt, ann and stefanie. he generally seemed to mean it. >> water under the bridge. no question about it, natalie, thank you very much. al has the morning off. we have weather channel steph
for a potential showdown at the united nations today over the palestinian statehood. president obama addresses the general assembly in a few hours but he finds himself at the heart of the middle east conflict. palestinian upped the ante and the u.s. is caught in the middle. scott goldburg has more. >> the issue, the united nations hasn't been able to solve for decades is landing this week at the doorstep. >> palestinian president mahmoud abbas comes to new york ready to ask the national security council to recognize palestine as independent state. something that israel opposes and the united states threatened to veto, at the risk of doing damage to the image at the arab world. >> at the end of the day, peace has to be made between the parties. it can't be opposed from the outside. >> obama administration is hoping for a way around the showdown. and resumption of the peace talks as palestinians seeing as failing one time too many. >> we need to see something practical and genuine put on the table. to tell the palestinian people there is hope to establish independent sovereign state. >> away fro
are on their way to the united nations to attend the 66th annual session of the u.n. general assembly. lead irs from around the world are gathering in new york starting today. president obama is scheduled to address the assembly on wednesday. >>> 4:43 now. an anti-terror operation in great britain has led to the arrest of seven people. west midland police say six men were arrested in birmingham overnight suspected of preparing or instigating an act of terror in the united kingdom. in addition a woman was arrested this morning accused of failing to disclose information. >>> the death toll from a powerful earthquake in india has now risen to 50. the 6.9 quake happened in the northeastern part of the country yesterday. it was felt as far away as new delhi and nepal's capital katmandu. and concrete slabs and bricks and mud are cleared away to rescue trapped victims. much of the damage is still unknown because the region is in a very ve moat location. there have about -- remote location. there have been two aftershocks and experts have warned that more are possible. >>> president obama today will un
. >>> the united nation now recognizes libya's transitional council as that country's legitimate government but that hasn't been the biggest issue at this week's meeting of the u.n. general assembly. president obama will meet today with mahmoud abbas hoping to convince the palestinian leader to back off his bid for statehood. >> the president will be able to say very directly, why we believe that action of the united nations is not the way to create a palestinian state. >> the president will meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu before those meetings. mr. obama will address the u.n. general assembly this morning. >>> next week, the president will return to the silicon valley. sunday he will attend fundraisers at private homes in woodside and atherton. the atherton event is a dinner that reportedly costs more than $35,000 per couple. monday, the president will take part in a linkedin town hall meeting at the computer's history museum in mountain view. >>> a top executive from silicon valley is in washington today. google's ceo eric schmidt will have to answer questions from sen
at the united nations today over palestinian statehood. president obama is set to address the general assembly in the next hour. but he finds himself at heart of the conflict. they have upped the ante with israel and palestine and u.s. is caught in the middle. >> the issue that the united nations hasn't been able to solve for a decade land at its doorstep. mahmoud abbas comes to new york ready to ask the security council to recognize palestine as independent state, something israel opposes and the united states threatened to veto at the risk of doing serious damage to america's image in the arab world. >> at the end of the day, peace has to be made between parties, that can't be imposed from the outside, can't be accomplished through action of united nations. >> the obama administration is scrambling behind the scenes hoping for a way around a diplomatic showdown and resumption as peace talks as palestinians see failed one time too many. >> we also need to see something practical, something genuine. to tell the people there is hope to establish independent sovereign state. >> away from the u.n
attending the united nations gathering in new york this week. the iranian president arrived in new york today and is expected to address the general assembly on thursday. >> this administration tried and failed to do -- >> while campaigning, bachmann toured a meat packing company. >>> hundreds of job seekers attended a job fair. it was held at the south san francisco. one organizer we spoke to said there was something there for everyone. >> we have technical jobs here today. we have engineering jobs, we have information technology and sciences and researcher jobs. administrative, hr, finance, we have a whole gammot. >>> experts were also on-site helping people fine tune their resumes. >>> it's happening, one bay area city is getting a new baseball team. which one and when. >>> plus a little girl has a way to move around once again after her walker was stolen. what inspired some to replace the loss. >>> first there was new coke, then cherry coke, then lime coke. now coca cola is trying something else. but this time it has to do with the can. to be sure they're 100% natural. ♪ now there
center. >>> the united nations formally recognized the rebels as the leaders of libya today by placing the rebel flag next to the u.n. president obama also met with the rebel leaders before his speech to the general assembly. >> we stopped the regime in the tracks and saved countless lives and gave the libyan people the time and space to prevail. >> also at the u.n., palestinians are pushing for a membership -- for membership and they have the backing of roche. palestinian president, mahmoud ahmadinejad is expected to address the u.n. general assembly later this week. however, the u.s. is expected to veto the request unless peace talks resume with israel. >>> the oakland city council will hear complaints tonight about what some say are excessive fines against property owners, trying to fix delap dated homes. people say they bought fixer uppers and were fined with blight. tonight's discussion follow as grand jury investigation that also cites unprofessional behavior by building inspectors and a disproportionate number of cleanup jobs given to one contractor who later inflated the cost o
palestine statehood. but president obama telling the general assembly it can only be achieved through direct negotiations with israel. >> peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the united nations. if it were that easy, it would have been accomplished by now. >> abbas is asking the united nation to move quickly on the issue, but the security council could take months to vote on the request, continuing the stalemate. >>> and we are back in range. nasa scientists say that that 6- ton satellite that's hurting toward earth could strike somewhere in the u.s.! scientists say it's coming down slower than expected and that's why they keep changing the prediction on where it will land. tina kraus with more on this potential strike zone. >> reporter: scientist say this 6-ton satellite is on a crash course with earth. >> it's coming into the atmosphere and it's going to burn up and probably drop some debris someplace on the planet. >> reporter: nasa says it probably won't hit the u.s. but will scatter debris over a 500- mile area somewhere on the globe. experts are tracking the satell
on sunday. >> we are getting live pictures out of new york from the united nations where we are waiting for the crimean president to address the general assembly. earlier, there were thousands of protesters gathered outside, when the iranian president takes the stage a little later this hour, is expected that he will talk about some of the biggest global controversies out there including the palestinian statehood and president obamas support for israel. we are keeping our eyes on what is happening at the united nations right now. we will keep you posted. >> we will be right back as the kron 4 morning news continues. a live look outside over the bay as we are waiting for the fall to break up, still fairly hot inland. >> a swat team took over late tuesday night as they tried to negotiate a during the standoff at the house. in canberra kidded himself inside a room on the second floor. unfortunately it ended violently. >> about 1:40 a.m., and the suspect came downstairs of the residents holding what appeared to be a long rifle in his hands. the officers were threatened and fired a shot. he
the allegations and warned the united states it risks losing pakistan as an ally. >>> at the u.n. general assembly, diplomats from the u.s. and more than 30 other nations walked out during a speech by iran's president, mahmoud ahmadinejad. ahmadinejad said that the u.s. threatens sanctions on anyone who questions the holocaust and the 9-11 terrorist attacks. he called the u.s. and major western european nations, i'm quoting now, arrogant powers. >>> first it was fire. now there is a water crisis in texas. the state has now declared a drought emergency. more than one million texans will soon face mandatory water restrictions. there are record high temperatures and little rain in texas this year. the drought played a role in the summer wildfires, the worst in texas history. >>> tonight there will be a candlelight vigil for a prominent woman from campbell killed in a violent crime spree. the family and friends will gather at the plant mall in san jose, the same shopping center where she was carjacked and kidnapped one week ago today. her body was found the next day. the suspect paul castillo is in cu
. the palestinians are listening and to their leader speaking to the un general assembly. >> several allegations made against the u.s. during a speech and interviewed at the united nations yesterday with the iranian president accusing the u.n. nuclear watchdog of being controlled by the u.s. indeed legally releasing the names of three nuclear scientists were then assassinated by alleged is really trained killers. as he is talking, people are walking out. walking out during the speech just did not want to sit or stand for it. he also claimed that explosive material and not just airliners brought down the world trade center and attacked the u.s. for its policies on dealing with libya and afghanistan. >> new this morning gov. jerry brown will be in san francisco taking action on job creation legislation at two locations. >> 927 a and we're back a couple of minutes. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. >> wipe the worst losses in the market since 2008. top executives from solyndra have invoked their fifth amendment rights not to say anything in front of a congressional panel investigating the g
addressed the general assembly. here is a little of what he had to say. >> every nation represented here today can take pride in the innocent lives we saved and helping the libyans reclaim their country. it was the right thing to do. even as we speak remnants of the old regime continue to fight. difficult days are still ahead but one thing is clear, the future of libya is now in the hands of the libyan people. just as it was libyans who tore down the old order it will be libyans that build the new nation. just as the world stood by you and your struggle to be free we will stand by you in your struggle to realize the peace and prosperity that freedom can bring. >> president obama is one policy tour will continue later today meeting with the president of afghanistan. >> live with more on the latest information on michelle le, the remains found in niles canyon on saturday were in fact michelle le, will tran is live at the hayward police department. he spoke with a the tenant at the station. what are they saying about the suspect this morning? >> they are saying that she is the only suspect
is planning to ask for membership in the united nations this is after a day of being asked not to do about both the u.s. and france. president obama up and addressed the general assembly for a big struggle on mideast peace. >> president obama found himself and the opposition a acknowledging that he called for the good he did so here the yen now he does not think it should happen. >> i believe then and i believe now that the palestinian people deserve a state of their own. but why also said is that a genuine peace can only be realized between this really it and the palestinians themselves. >> the president on said since both sides cannot bridge its differences, palestine should wait for its independence this is not what they want to hear. he will later here pretty much the same thing from the president of france. nicholas costs are cozy also addressed the assembly he sounded somewhat more compromising suggesting that palestine be upgraded to observer status at the you in as a bridge toward statehood. he suggested a precise timetable on getting the peace talks reenergize. >> let us have
the united nations. they're protesting president ahmadinejad missouri's presence at the u.n. president ahmadinejad is scheduled to address the u.n. general assembly this hour. of course, the timing of his speech seemed to coordinate with yesterday's release of the two cal grads, josh fattal and shane bower, and iran's foreign minister says the release of those prisoners showed islamic mercy, but there are other bigger issues involved also, larger showdown between washington and tehran that include the iran nuclear program and ambitions to widen political influence in the middle east and beyond. these are live pictures now outside the united nations, ahead of president ahmadinejad's speech to the u.n., a situation we'll be monitoring and bring you more up days. >>> new predictions of america's economic troubles may last for years. live picture the big board. wow, the dow down. we'll take you to see how the markets reacting to the latest turmoil. also, two pro football players and one shipment from northern california add up to trouble. first, a ban on chewing tobacco. now baseball has a
.s. and 30 nations storming out of the general assembly. now ahmadinejad is saying time has not run out for the u.s. and iran to repair their relationship. as for the freed american hikers he said it is important that they are back with their families. >>> white house gatecrashers tareq and michaele salahi have been tabloid fodder for days with many crying out publicity stunt. tareq sat down today with matt in an attempt to set the record straight on his personal and public heartbreak. >> would i take her back? you know, i'm a forgiving person. i love her. there is no question. but i don't think i could. >> have you spoken to her? >> she's very cold. >> so you have? >> i twitted her, the dog's dying right now. the manager called, she doesn't want to speak to you. she's just a different woman. this is not the woman any of us know. she destroyed our relationship just because she wanted, in my view, more money, more fame. she wanted to go more to the a celeity, if you will. but it's an '80s band. she's acting like a 16-year-old, you know, jumping on a tour bus from the '80s. this is not th
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